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New Drainage lines in Aspley

Plumbaround Pty Ltd has started some rectification plumbing works on a commercial property in Aspley.  The rectification works are to the drainage below the building.  Whilst the property underwent previous renovations a short while ago, the drainage lines seem to have been forgotten and not completed to the Australian Plumbing and Drainage Standards AS3500.img_7669

As you can see by the photos, there a few existing waste lines running from the commercial kitchen and are not to the Plumbing and Drainage Standard and are clearly bowing from the excessive heat running through them.

We intend to supply and install Geberit High Density Polyethylene (HDPE) which is manufactured for the purpose of discharging wastewater from greasy wastes (restaurants etc), trade waste (factories), laboratory waste, sanitary and stormwater.

Geberit HDPE is temperature resistant and can be used in drainage systems for discharge temperatures up to 80° C  and therefore suiting the purpose of this commercial property.img_7662

The job is now set to commence after a slight delay in which we consulted with a Brisbane City Council Plumbing Inspector on most efficient way to achieve the best possible outcome for this commercial premises.  Can not believe it previously passed on a plumbing inspection!

Geberit HDPE pipes and fittings are UV stabilised, and are low on maintenance.  The HDPE pipe gives out a low heat loss through the pipe wall which prevents grease and fat from solidifying on its way out to the grease trap.

Geberit HDPE has a higher abrasion resistance than metal which gives it the edge over other materials in drainage applications where abrasion effects the life of the pipework and it is extremely resistant to chemicals and solvents. Itis the ideal material for use in Trade Waste, Greasy Waste, DWV, Stormwater, Laboratory or Industrial Drainage applications.

We will post some photos once the job is completed, it will look totally different!!

Contact Plumbaround Pty Ltd for more information on plumbing and drainage.  We are happy to visit site and provide you with a QUOTE today.

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Tempering valve replacement in Nundah

A tempering valve mixes together your hot and cold water.  This water is then delivered as hot tap water which is at a constant temperature.  Tempering valves have a temperature sensitive element which adjusts the mix of hot and cold watescreen-shot-2016-09-29-at-3-02-07-pmr depending on the temperature of the incoming water through the valve.
Failure of a tempering valve may result in little or no hot water at your place!
A tempering valve is designed to maintain a constant temperature when at the tap ware.  This reduces the risk of accidental scalding, especially if you have little children.
Here at Plumbaround Pty Ltd, we can supply and install a new tempering valve to your property in no time at all, to ensure the safety of your family and ensure to you have hot water!! Adjustments to the tempering valve (if required) to the required temperature can be arranged by us on inspection.
The temperature is typically controlled by the valve to within 3% give or take.  The tempering valve is to a temperature between 30 – 50 degrees.   As an installer/licensed plumber, we have a duty of care to ensure that all aspects of the installation comply with the AS/NZS 3500 Plumbing and Drainage Standards, appropriate Codes of Practice and local regulations.
Tempering valves are required by law now to be installed on all new homes or renovations.
So, when replacing an old hot water system you must now install a tempering valve to reduce the temperature to 50°C or below in bathrooms.
Kitchen and laundry tap ware are still permitted to bypass the tempering valve and use the hot water directly from a standard electric or gas hot water tank.
Please see the tempering valve flow chart below.
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New build of unit complex in Ascot

Plumbing for brand new unit complex in Ascot

Plumbaround Pty Ltd had a great experience completing the plumbing for a brand new unit complex in Ascot recently.

Plumbaround Pty Ltd had a great experience completing the plumbing for a brand new unit complex in Ascot recently.  This complex of units was a great project and we absolutely loved seeing it through from beginning to end.

Seeing the end result was wonderful.  All aspects of the new build from ground up, and including sewer, storm water drainage and outside plumbing requirements to the installation and finishing of the bathrooms, kitchens and laundries.

 

There are many plumbing elements that need to be taken care of, including the water supply system, the drainage system and the appliance set, just to name a few.  When it comes to new construction, plumbing needs to be on your high priority list.

Definitely looking forward to the next project we undertake.  Plumbaround Pty Ltd is a company that will see your project through from start to finish.  We specialise in plumbing, drainage, gas fitting and back flow prevention.

We know exactly how to do a great job for a reasonable price, quickly and with minimal fuss. We guarantee our workmanship too, so you get long-term value for money.

Contact us now or send us an email to enquire abut how we can help you.

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Coloured Tap Handles

Loving these tap handles! Rogerseller is the first to reintroduce color into tapware design by offering these bright, pop-art inspired colour options for the handles. These fixtures are composed of brass and are available with a lustrous chrome finish or a gloss powder coat.

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Plumbaround are a fully qualified and licensed plumber offering all residential and commercial plumbing services.
For Enquiries or Bookings, please call 0410 371 220 or send us an enquiry here.